Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Many users may lose internet in July

Many of them don’t know about their problem start when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to take control of infected computers around the world. In a highly abnormal response, the FBI set up a security net months ago using administration computers to prevent Internet troubles for those infected users. But that system is to be shut down.

The FBI is advising users to visit a website run by its defense partner that will notify them whether they're infected by scams and explain how to fix the problem. July 9 later, infected computers will not be able to connect to the Internet and most affected users don't know their computers have been infected, although the malicious software probably has slowed their web surfing and disabled their antivirus s/w, making their computers weaker to other harms. Last November, the FBI and other establishment were arranging to take down a scammer ring that had been running an Internet advertisement scam on a huge network of infected computers.

FBI supervisory special agent Tom Grasso told that they begun to understand that we might have a little bit of a problem on our hands because ... if we just pulled the cap on their criminal infrastructure and pushed everybody in jail. Some of the user would open Internet Explorer and get 'page not found' and think that the Internet is broken.

Grasso told that the full court press is on to get people to speak out this problem. Last November, FBI six Estonians and others for this issue, later the agency replaced the rogue servers with Vixie's clean ones. The federal government spends $87,000 for Installing and running the two substitute servers.

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